Rescuing the Inner Maiden: thoughts after teaching 6th graders by Lara Eisenberg

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Rescuing the Inner Maiden: thoughts after teaching 6th graders by Lara Eisenberg

The day after the election, I taught five mindfulness classes to 6th grade students. I used the current political climate as a vehicle to teach a lesson on love and tolerance. I invited the kids to be mindful of their thoughts and emotions and to practice tolerance when other students shared a viewpoint contrary to their own. By using “mindful breathing” they learn the capacity to hold difficult sensatio and emotions. The overwhelming response from the kids was...

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12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations.  Many of them will also be attending our Holiday Party, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 from 5-8pm (FREE, open to the public, snacks/drinks provided). SECOND FEATURED FRIEND:  Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio One of the things we like about our location in Liberty Station is that we are surrounded by museums, art galleries and artist studios.  We get to meet many creative people and see...

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12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Write Out Loud

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Write Out Loud

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations.  Many of them will also be attending our Holiday Party, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 from 5-8pm (FREE, open to the public, snacks/drinks provided). FIRST UP: Write Out Loud We have partnered with them on a number of occasions, running a letter writing booth at their annual event, TWAINFEST, or having them perform Poe short stories at our E.A. Poe Wake. If you are not familiar with...

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SDSU Writers Conference Starts 01/20/2017

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on SDSU Writers Conference Starts 01/20/2017

33rd Annual SDSU Writers’ Conference January 20-22, 2017 San Diego Marriott Mission Valley Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for exciting details as they unfold. Will 2017 Be Your Year to Break Through to Publication? Whether you’re a beginning writer or a published professional, the San Diego State University Writers’ Conference is for you. Now in its 33rd year, this conference is designed to help every writer at every level. Learn...

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Poe Prizes: Get Your Tickets From the Roaming Zombie and Other Helpers

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Poe Prizes: Get Your Tickets From the Roaming Zombie and Other Helpers

Opportunity Drawing Tickets – Raffle at the E.A. Poe Memorial and Wake 10/21 7-10pm You can choose which items you like the most and put your tickets in their box. There will be 10 or more baskets, each filled with wonderful Poe or Literary Themed prizes. You must be present at 9:50pm for the drawing in order to win! Raffle tickets will be available throughout the evening from roaming raffle ticket sellers. Cost: $1/ea or 6/$5 or “length of your arm”/$20. and...

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